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Religious Education

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  • Emanuel willing to talk budget alternatives with aldermen

    Emanuel willing to talk budget alternatives with aldermen
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel said today he’s willing to discuss alternatives to his proposed budget after a majority of the Chicago City Council fired off a letter expressing concerns about social service and public safety cuts in his spending plan. The...
  • Off the chain

    Off the chain
    The shelves of a bookstore hold the perfect gift for those on your holiday list, no matter their interests or hobbies. And for people who prefer not to shop online or at large chain bookstores, the Chicago area has an ample supply of independent stores....
  • Mother captures girls 'Ascending'

    Mother captures girls 'Ascending'
    While not every viewer has experienced the activities in Melissa Ann Pinney's photos — taking a ballroom dance class, being on a soccer team or walking the beaches of Maui — most will be able to connect to the emotions found in her pictures &#...
  • Laughter is the test medicine

    Laughter is the test medicine
    To an Alzheimer's patient, there's nothing funny about forgetting to turn off the oven, losing a telephone number or misplacing books from the library. But turning those mishaps into punch lines might turn out to be therapeutic. The idea that...
  • Ambushed by recurring cold sores? Here's why

    Ambushed by recurring cold sores? Here's why
    For such a ubiquitous plague, cold sores can be mighty shaming. In addition to the indignity of wearing a bulging, weepy blister on your lip, sufferers also must contend with the stigma of its source: HSV-1, a type of herpes simplex virus. But unlike...
  • Sex ed hits the road

    Sex ed hits the road
    Jackie Gill stood confidently at the front of the classroom, her PowerPoint presentation cued and ready to go with slides of hormones, sperm and fallopian tubes. "Boys and girls, are you excited that I'm here today?" she asked the giggling seventh-...
  • Hanover Park an affordable enclave that's rich in diversity

    Hanover Park an affordable enclave that's rich in diversity
    "We call ourselves a 'minority majority village,'" said Eira Corral, village clerk of Hanover Park and the daughter of Mexican immigrants who raised their family here. From the conchinitos at the Panaderia El Amigo Bakery to the roti rolls at the JK Kabab...
  • Inverness: A wealth of stately homes

    Inverness: A wealth of stately homes
    If Inverness were a soundtrack, it would be a harp-and-cello duet. Lovely. Subdued. Applause not necessary. Located 30 miles northwest of the Loop, Inverness is a village of bedrooms, not businesses. Think Barrington Hills without Barrington. Until...
  • With Tony Fitzpatrick, it's 'Stations Lost' and summer found

    With Tony Fitzpatrick, it's 'Stations Lost' and summer found
    With his gig at the Steppenwolf Theatre now seemingly an annual event, Tony Fitzpatrick is taking on the air of Garrison Keillor, and his motley crew of sidekicks is looking a bit like a cut-rate cast of "Prairie Home Companion." As seen from the back...
  • Book review: 'The Novice: A Story of True Love'

    Book review: 'The Novice: A Story of True Love'
    The Novice A Story of True Love Thich Nhat Hanh HarperOne: 147 pp., $23.99 The novel, as a storytelling device, begins with that white parchment of possibility, turns many tricks, reveals many truths and, in the best of hands, can exploit the very...
  • Pakistan seminary raid finds students held in abusive conditions

     
    Police rescued approximately 50 students late Monday from an Islamic seminary in Karachi, Pakistan’s largest city, several of whom were reportedly chained in a basement, denied food and pressured to join the Taliban....